Laboratory Associate-Biology
Cleveland, OH 

Objectives:  Performing cell-based assays and immunoassays (ELISA) for pharmacokinetic and screening studies

Reports to:  Senior Scientist-Bioassays


  • High-throughput ELISA and other immunoassays
  • Cell culture and cell-based assays in microplates
  • Process serum and plasma samples
  • Implement sample management system
  • Accurately and quickly perform tasks following SOPs and other documentation
  • Completing documentation as required

Typical activities

  • Sample inventory control and handling
  • Performing ELISA and cell-based assays manually and with semi-automated systems
  • Data analysis with established templates
  • Solution/buffer preparation, support
  • Creating accurate documentation for all studies


  • Experience with ELISA and other bioanalytical methodology
  • Radioimmunoassay experience is highly desirable
  • Follow protocols precisely; record results accurately and meticulously
  • Excellent sample and data management
  • Prompt and accurate record keeping
  • Juggling several simultaneous projects
  • Good listener.  Strong, concise, and consistent written and oral communication

Personal characteristics

  • Meticulous and detail oriented, responsible & mature
  • Good mechanical skills; hands-on person
  • Passionate, committed to excellence; driven to make projects and company succeed
  • Persistent/tenacious, proactive self-starter, thorough follow-up; problem solver
  • Initiates change. Sense of urgency
  • Takes responsibility. Gets things done personally as well as through others
  • Risk taker, flexible and adaptable.  Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Good with people, team player, sense of humor
  • Demonstrated strong ethics


  • At least 2 years experience post graduation, preferably in an industry setting
  • At least 3 distinct, observable examples where achieved meaningful excellence
  • Must have a B.S./M.S in biochemistry, cell/molecular biology or related science in addition to appropriate laboratory experience

Candidates should apply to:

We do not provide sponsorship. Must be eligible to work in the US

Compensation    We offer a competitive salary with bonus based on agreed upon milestones and stock options